Downloading Ferret source code
The Ferret Source code may be downloaded here, or from GitHub; official releases area available on the Ferret Releases page, or you may want to get the latest Ferret source code is available through the NOAA-PMEL GitHub repository, https://github.com/NOAA-PMEL/Ferret.git
The source code directory contains a README file with instructions for building it in the top-level directory. The last step installs Ferret or creates tar files equivalent to the Ferret distribution tar files. To finish the installation, download the datsets tar file Ferret Datasets and follow the Installation and update guide to complete the installation.
Previous Versions Versions prior to Ferret v7.3 are available via FTP.
As noted in the README file, if you build Ferret for a system other than linux 32-bit and 64-bit or Mac OSX, we request that you send us the executables so that they may be shared with other users as one of our cooperatively supported operating systems.